Annual Probation Survey, 2017 (ICPSR 37482)

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The 2017 Annual Probation Survey provides a count of the total number of persons supervised on probation on January 1 and December 31, 2017, and a count of the number of persons entering and exiting probation supervision during 2017. The survey also provides counts of the number of probationers by certain characteristics, such as gender, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, offense, and supervision status. The survey covers all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the federal system.

United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Annual Probation Survey, 2017. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2021-09-09.

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics


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2017-01-01 -- 2017-12-31
2018-01 -- 2018-02

Adult probationers, regardless of conviction status, who have been placed under the supervision of a probation agency as part of a court order between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2017.



2021-09-09 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.